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Learn how to set up a mechanical ventilator, transition a patient from manual to mechanical ventilation and how to set ventilator alarms.

0:39 Chapter 1: Ventilator Preparation
3:07 Chapter 2: High-pressure Leak Test
4:49 Chapter 3: Initial Ventilator Settings
6:44 Chapter 4: End-tidal CO2 Monitoring
8:25 Chapter 5: Initial Patient Assessment
9:13 Chapter 6: Ventilator Alarms
12:50 Chapter 7: Assessment and Monitoring
14:15 Chapter 8: Disassembling the Ventilator

Initial publication: September 1, 2012.
Last reviewed: September 3, 2019.

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Topics #Assessment #Equipment #General ICU #mechanical ventilation #Monitoring #Oxygenation #pulmonology #respiratory